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Why experts recommend newborns sleep in their parents room for the first year

By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications If thereís anything parents of newborns are, itís sleep-deprived. So getting the news that experts recommend that newborns sleep in the same room as their parents for the first 6-12 months was not exactly great news to those parents who are awakened by every snort and whimper. It also didnít feel like great news to those couples that like a little, well, privacy from time…

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